Sex Tech: IsAnyoneUp, UK ISP filter conspiracy theories, no porn for Coke

Sex Tech: IsAnyoneUp, UK ISP filter conspiracy theories, no porn for Coke

Summary: Hunter Moore investigated by FBI, UK porn filter conspiracy theories, Coca Cola vs. porn cybersquatters and Big Porn is sued for patent infringement.

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A "revenge porn" site is under investigation for hacking victims' inboxes, conspiracy theories about the UK's intended ISP porn filters and more await in this week's Sex Tech.

FBI investigation raises questions about IsAnyoneUp shutdown

You may remember that just recently, notoriously unapologetic "revenge porn" website IsAnyoneUp.com shut its doors to become an anti-bullying site.

The Village Voice has learned information suggesting there were other elements in play during the change of heart shown by the site's former owner and operator Hunter Moore.

Apparently the FBI’s Los Angeles Internet Crime division has been actively investigating Hunter Moore and Is Anyone Up for months.

The case’s focus was Moore’s possible connection to a hacker who had broken into the inboxes of countless victims, rifled through their attachments, and submitted the accompanying nudes to Is Anyone Up.

More than meets the eye in UK mandatory ISP porn filter campaigns

The U.K. is in a heated argument over protecting kids from online porn with mandatory ISP filters.

Even though content filters are available, religious organizations and conservatives think the government needs to force ISPs into default filtering.

On this bandwagon, loud and proud, are tabloids such as the Sun and Daily Mail.

The drama-filled saga has enough cartoonish details and self-serving characters in it to fill out an entire Guy Ritchie film -- sadly, sans the comic relief. Or even cute little dogs.

But copyright interests are also involved, so let's untangle the conspiracy theories.

Vivid, Larry Flynt, Playboy sued for patent infringement

A Texas patent holding company has filed seven new lawsuits — including three against the top adult entertainment companies — over image-hosting technology.

LFP Internet Group, Vivid Entertainment Group and Playboy are among the adult companies hit with patent infringement claims.

UK mobile internet filters intended for porn censor Tor, other sites

Filters for internet access on mobile phones in the UK that are supposed to only filter adult content are also filtering non-porn sites.

A new report finds that the filters also block travel websites, resources such as Tor and more.

Do people really want robot sex workers?

Sebastian Anthony wonders about men and prostibots:

Robot sex slaves are coming whether we like it or not. The sex industry is too lucrative, and research into robotics and AI shows shows no sign of slowing down.

First there will be a robotic sex doll, with servos and “realistic” sound output, and then when human-level machine intelligence rolls around (~2030-2050), sentient, conversational prostibots will emerge.

Coke doesn't like porn, or cybersquatting

The recent struggle soft drink giant Coca-Cola Co. had trying to get a website using its brand name alongside adult branding illustrated how difficult it can be for anyone to get cybersquatters to stop.

Coke had to win a complaint at a United Nations agency last year to get control of an adult website called pornforacoke.com.

Topics: Government US, Government, Security

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  • heh

    "and then when human-level machine intelligence rolls around (~2030-2050)"

    We'll see if those figures are anywhere near as accurate as the last 1000 failed predictions XD.

    "human-level" intelligence will only really come when we figure out how our own brains work.

    And of course there's the silly "unstoppable train" argument, which is a common fallacy.

    Amusing predictions, but I have my doubts.
    CobraA1
    • Human-level intelligence not needed

      They can accomplish their tasks perfectly without that kind of intelligence. Anyway who wants the robot starting to have an argument :-)
      lepoete73